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For your entertainment this evening of 10th June 2007...

                                         Missy Malone                                            The Candy Box was conceived, produced and artistically directed
                                                                                                               by Al and Saffron Shearer-Gare
                         Missy Malone is a heady cocktail of 1950’s bombshell and                                  Candied Heels’ costumes by
                         classic sleaze rock chick. The latest sensation to hit the                                www.timeslipclothing.com
                         burlesque scene is trained in both static trapeze and stilt
                                                                                                                         Thanks to:
                         As an already established Actress and Model she also                                 www.darkstones.com for photography
                         commands an impressive list of skills and talents ranging
from traditional fan dance to striptease. With her stunning original look and jaw                              Satan’s Angel for Imelda’s negligee
dropping routines it is but a matter of time before this femme fatale makes a
                                                                                                All our fellow UK Burlesque performers for support and inspiration
lasting impression on the world stage!
                                                                                        All those who voted for Palookaville! and The Candy Box at the Ministry of Burlesque
All the way from Edinburgh, Ministry of Burlesque ‘Most Original Act’ Award                                                     Awards
nominee Missy returns to The Candy Box by popular demand, having last wowed
us at the Night Under The Stars show in February.                                                                        Special Thanks to:
                                                                                                         Danny McCormack for all musical arrangement
Be prepared for another jaw-dropping performance!                                                           Artiste Liason Officer - Little John Cowan
                                                                                                                 Carol Marson for decor and props
www.missymalone.co.uk                                                                              ItsMissCarrie.com and Turner D Century for this programme
                                                                                                              Dr When for candyboxburlesque.com
                                                                                                           Our Usherette Deidre for Stage Management
                                 Beatrix Von Bourbon
                                                                                                        Markus, Duncan, Alistair and all at the glee club
                         What do you get when you mix two parts baton twirling,
                         one part over-sized stage props and a dash of up-tempo                                See you on Monday August 27th for:
                         stripbeat? A Beatrix Von Bourbon, tease, not sleaze!
                                                                                                                    ‘YANKEE DOODLE CANDY!’
                        Winner of the Best Newcomer 2007 award at the Ministry                       For information on The Candy Box, sign up for updates at
                        of Burlesque Awards, Beatrix is considered one of the UKs                                 www.candyboxburlesque.com
most talented burlesque starlets.

This playful kitten has been treading the boards for over 17 years, encompassing
roles varying from chorus girl to majorette, lead actress to clown. She is trained in
fire poi, fire baton and tap dancing, with an ever-increasing repertoire of skills.

The Cindy Ray of the cabaret circuit, she will thrill you with her range of cheeky
stage characters, intoxicate you with her shimmy-shake, or perhaps just put a
smile on your face.

                                                                                               The World Famous Palookaville!
                       The Candied Heels                                                            Burlesque Orchestra
                                              The Candied Heels are L-R: Malty                                                      The World Famous
                                              Million (Lisa Williams), Dolly Mixture                                                Palookaville! Burlesque
                                              (Jessie Cape), Dixie Bon Bon (Ronni                                                   Orchestra is tonight made
                                              Morgan), and Parma Violet (Saffron                                                    up of Oliver Darling, Danny
                                              Shearer-Gare).                                                                        McCormack, Dean Beresford,
                                              Unable to contain their excitement                                                    Paul Corry, Mike Green, Simon
                                              the first time they heard go-go tastic                                                Kayler and Dave Priseman with
                                              bump’n’grind band Palookaville strut                                                  vocals from Imelda May.
                                              their stuff, these cheeky saucepots
                                              just couldn’t make their boots                                                        Palookaville! in its usual four-
                                              behave and leapt upon the stage to                                                    piece form is made up from
                                              shake their thing! As a companion                                                     Candy Box Artistic Director Al
troupe to Palookaville, between them they have shaken their stuff at The 100 Club      Gare on double bass/bass guitar and shouts; Dean on drums, percussion
(London), The Fortress Studios (London), The Sunflower Lounge (Birmingham) and         and vocals; Olly on lead guitar, percussion and posing and Danny - Candy
Shambala festival (Plymouth), as well as strolling the nights away at The Rhythm       Box’s Musical Director - on piano, Hammond organ and percussion.
Riot (Camber Sands).
                                                                                       For the Candy Box tonight the band also includes Paul Corry (tenor sax),
As well as being Candy Box’s joint Artistic Director, Saffron Shearer-Gare is          Simon Kayler (baritone sax) and Dave Priseman (trumpet & congas). At the
a freelance professional costumier and wardrobe mistress for among others,             risk of resembling Spinal Tap drummers, bass duty tonight has been taken
Birmingham Rep. theatre, Birmingham Royal Ballet and BBC Birmingham. Jessie            on by Mike Green.
Cape is regional reporter for Dazed and Confused magazine, and co-founder of
Birmingham’s all-girl retro DJ collective and club night, The Sugar Foot Stomp.        As well as guesting on bass guitar, Al will be on hand as usual as your ever-
Ronni Morgan is a freelance professional wig maker, providing her amazing              present emcee, Al Palooka. Outstanding vocals are as always provided by the
handmade human hair creations to theatres, film and private hire customers             magnificent Imelda May, currently on the brink of an exciting solo career- see
througout the Midlands. Lisa Williams is modern language graduate and                  her own profile for details.
journalist who is pleased her first business card is her burlesque one.
                                                                                       Between them these amazing musician have played with such top outfits
As the resident troupe of the Candy Box, the Candied Heels are devastated that         such as King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys, Mike Sanchez , Roy Wood, Van
their unsuccessful attempt at striptease in April must have scuppered their            Morrison, Corinne Bailey Rae and Richard Hawley.
chances at the Ministry of Burlesque as they didn’t win Best Troupe. Devastated
but not altogether surprised. In order to drown her sorrows, Miss Dixie Bob Bon        Palookaville! and Imelda May were delighted to be nominated for the ‘Best
has gone temporarily AWOL - back to the Old Country to get back to her roots in        Band’ and ‘Best Female Singer’ awards from the online UK Burlesque
Dublin - but should be back shimmyin’ with us soon. The three remaining Heels          Community and Agency, Ministry Of Burlesque. And we’re thrilled to
have taken part time waitress jobs to round up enough cash to get her back in          announce Palookaville! were the winners in their category, picking up their
time for August... In the meantime they spend the long nights vegging out and          award at the ceremony in London last month!
dreaming of something better....
                                  Imelda May Clabby                                                                             Leyla Rose
                         Dublin-born Imelda is fast becoming regarded by fans and                                 With her enchanting smile, feline grace,
                         critics as one of the finest vocalists currently emerging in                             marshmallow skin and retro vamp chic, performers
                         the world of Jazz, Blues, R&B, and Rock’n’Roll.                                          rarely get more intriguing. A sought-after bellydancer
                                                                                                                  she was trained by some of the most prestigious
                        Her popularity as a Jazz and Blues artist led to a lengthy                                stars of the Middle East and spent nine years
                        residency at Satchmo’s, Dublin’s premier Jazz Restaurant,                                 performing in the UK and abroad. But with a lifetime
                        as well as touring the country performing at high profile                                 of performance experience in a wide variety of fields,
venues and working with artists such as Ritchie Buckley, Mary Stokes, Sean Foy,          this exotic gem has evolved into a burlesque artist with a mischievous glint in
International Blues Band, and Rolling Stones guitarist, Ronnie Wood.                     her eye and a treasure trove of thrills up her sleeve

Since moving to London in 1999, Imelda has supported Kirsty MacColl at The Jazz          www.myspace.com/leylarose
Café, and R&B legends Nappy Brown and Big Jay McNeely at the UK’s top Swing
and Jive Weekender, The Rhythm Riot.                                                                                          Millie Dollar
Imelda has toured extensively with Mike Sanchez and spent five years as lead                                     Millie Dollar has only been performing for a year, but
singer for top UK Swing/Jazz band Blue Harlem, with whom she sang at festivals                                   has already performed many gigs all over the country,
worldwide and appeared frequently at London’s leading Jazz venues, including The                                 as well as being featured on BBC2, and filmed for an
100 Club and Pizza on the Park.                                                                                  upcoming burlesque documentry.
                                                                                                                 Specialising in classic burlesque and vintage strip
She has performed at The Shepherds Bush Empire, The Cornbury Music Festival,                                     tease, she captivates the audience and thouroughly
The Tower Of London Music Festival, The Royal Festival Hall, Colne Blues Festival,                               entertains them. Working with the Classics such as
Coventry Jazz Festival, The Tate Gallery, and shared the bill with Alison Moyet,         the Fan Dance as well as using her own ideas and inspiration to create acts
Dionne Warwick, Bryan Ferry, Anastasia, The Supremes, Sister Sledge, Scissor Sisters,    such as her Conductor routine and Powder Puff routines.
Matt Bianco, Elvis Costello, and Elton John. Imelda has also sung for Prince Albert of
Monaco and HRH The Prince Of Wales.                                                      www.myspace.com/harrie_the_bosser

Imelda has been featured on many radio shows including The Paul Jones Show on
BBC Radio 2, on Sarah Ward & Campbell Burnap’s Smooth FM Jazz programmes,
                                                                                                                                 Pete Firman
The Sandy Toksvig Show on LBC Radio with Blue Harlem, and she has been                                            Pete Firman is regarded as a uniquely gifted magic
described by Michael Parkinson on his BBC Radio 2 show as “the best singer I’ve                                   entertainer, gleefully injecting the genre with his
heard in a long time. I’m a great fan of hers… a very, very good singer indeed” (BBC                              anarchic, off-beat humour and dazzling array of
Radio 2 June 2006).                                                                                               skills. He starred as cheeky northerner ‘Tufty’ in
                                                                                                                  Five’s irreverent, hip magic show Monkey Magic and
She is currently working on a new CD of original material with her talented new                                   presented Dirty Tricks, a Friday night studio magic
band of renowned musicians. Dean Beresford on Drums, Al Gare on Bass, and                                         show for Channel 4. Over the last few years he has
Danny McCormack on Piano. This new line-up will be showcasing their new                  become the face of the alternative magic scene and is re-defining the rules of
material at a major venue later this year.                                               magic entertainment. Pete is currently previewing his one man show, Hokum,
                                                                                         in the London area before taking it up to the Edinburgh Festival this August.
www.imeldamay.com - www.myspace.com/imeldamay1